Artist: Xiao Lu
Performance Time: AM, 5 Feb. 1989
Location: National Art Museum, Beijing, China.
Material: Custom-made aluminum alloy telephoto booth, balck/white photograph, red telephoto handset, glass, mirror, concrete flags, handgun, bullets,small advertisement with traces of writing in ink, polypropylene adhesive.
Director of organizing committee: Gao Minglu
Exhibition Time: 2-19 February 1989
Photograph／Video offer: Wen Pulin Archive of Chinese Avant-Garde Art
At about 11.10 am on 5 February 1989, during the opening ceremony of the China/Avant-garde Exhibition at the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, being moved by inner psychological needs, I raised a gun and fired two shots at the installation work Dialogue where it was set up in the exhibition hall.